SneakyNinja It's not what you know, it's how arsed you can be…

Somehow I’ve amassed a huuuuge collection of over 10,000 desktop wallpaper images, which I’ve set to appear in a random order. Every now and then one pops up that needs culling, or maybe being granted longer than the sixty seconds each one currently gets. Problem is, with that many images it’s impossible to work out which […]

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I’ve been using Drupal to build websites for years now. I’ve used it for a few of my own sites, and for a number of client sites. Since version three point something I’ve been comfortable with it’s often weird ways and always been able to mould it into whatever it was I was trying to […]

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Over the years I’ve bought a fair few of Packt Publishing’s IT books – they’re pretty good. Somehow though, I managed to remain blissfuly unaware of their free book a day thingy until recently. https://www.packtpub.com/packt/offers/free-learning It’s very good at it’s main aim, which is getting people to visit their site frequently. But I’m forgetful so […]

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Somehow I’ve been writing code for a living for 20 odd years now. During that time I think I’ve spent some time as almost all of the stereotypical developer types, including: The new guy who thinks he knows better than everyone else. The old hand with a whopping two years experience who definitely knows it […]

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If you’ve just migrated to XCode 7 and your app is appearing slightly letter-boxed with black bars at the top and bottom then this might help. Apparently the root issue is that storyboards now expect to have a launch image and something in the process of launching your app goes awry if there isn’t one […]

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